Rapid letting highlights increasing industrial demand in Surrey

Demand for high quality stock across Surrey continues to grow, as evidenced by the quick letting at record rents of modern industrial units on a business park close to the M25.   Property consultancy Vail Williams acted for clients on the disposal and subsequent letting of the block of Units 1-4 Trade City on Brooklands Business Park, one of the … Read More

Biggest Bracknell office transaction of the year as DWP moves into Phoenix House

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has taken the entire ground floor of refurbished Phoenix House in Bracknell in the biggest office letting in the town this year. It’s part of an ongoing DWP campaign to acquire vacant office space across the country to house more than 80 new, temporary job centres for appointment based retraining purposes following the … Read More

Thames Valley workplace transformation underway

Businesses across the Thames Valley are rethinking their future workplace strategies with a move away from full remote working, leading to greater demand for flexible, high quality office space which is boosting the market – according to property consultancy Vail Williams.

Comedy of errors goes to High Court

A dispute over property ‘tax’ which led to a landmark ruling at the High Court has been branded ‘a warning shot’ over the bows of local planning authorities. Mrs Justice Lang decided in favour of a planning applicant over her local council at the hearing into a £16,389 Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) demand and surcharges of £2,550. The case of … Read More

E3 Consulting warns ‘cut the red tape’ on tax

Too complicated – that is the warning from specialists E3 Consulting about the UK’s tax system. As the country’s six million businesses chart their recovery from the Covid pandemic, property tax specialists E3 has urged the government to cut the red rape. The plea comes as HM Treasury announces its first review of the Office for Tax Simplification, which was … Read More

Clive Emson logs on to March with 105 lots

A large private residence in Kent is likely to be of interest to buyers in Clive Emson’s second auction of 2021. There are more than 100 lots across the south and in to London and Essex.